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September, 2016

Hackett House Gift Shop Resumes Regular Schedule

Monday, September 12, 2016

Hackett House Gift Shop resumes its regular schedule, Monday through Saturday, 11am to 5pm. Come see all the amazing items our buyers have purchased for the shop this season.

 

Beyond the Bricks – Thursday Night Live!

Thursdays from October 6 to December 15, 2016; 5:30pm-8pm

Every Thursday from October 6 through December 15, enjoy the Beer and Wine Garden at Hackett House during the Downtown Tempe Association Thursday Night Concert Series featuring local bands and musicians.

Entertainment Schedule

October 6 | Georgia Chrome
October 13 | Banana Gun
October 20 | Vintage Wednesday
October 27 | Chuck E. Baby
November 3 | Ryan Sims
November 10 | Walt Richardson
November 17 | Good Boy Daisy
December 1 | Rock Lobster
December 8 | Stanley Serrano Trio 
December 15 | The Black Moods

December 15 – May 25 To Be Announced!

 

 

October, 2016

Bavarian Dinner Party Cooking Class Celebrating Oktoberfest

Tuesday, October 4, 2016; 6:30-9pm

What would Oktoberfest be without a traditional Bavarian dinner party?  Everyone is invited to celebrate in the traditional Bavarian manner with restaurant owner and cook, Hanna Gabrielsson. The cost of this class is $50 per person. For further details and menu, click here.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

 

Making a World of Difference Gala

Thursday, October 6, 2016; 6:00 to 9:00pm 

Our annual event honors individuals who have made a substantial difference in people’s lives around the globe through their humanitarian efforts.  Three outstanding humanitarians will be honored at the “Making a World of Difference” gala planned at Tempe Center for the Arts on October 6, 2016. This is Tempe Sister Cities’ way of thanking and honoring humanitarians who bring hope and comfort to deserving people worldwide. Everyone is invited! Meet and Greet begins at 6:00 p.m. with Dinner and Awards Ceremony to follow at 7 p.m.  Cost is $80 per person. Registrations required. For further details, please check out the Tempe Sister Cities website.

To register for this event, you can call Jane Neuheisel at 480-838-0437 or register online!

 

Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake

Friday, October 7, 2016 – Sunday October 9, 2016

Tempe Sister Cities largest fundraiser. Food and local Beers and music. Check out the Oktoberfest Website for more information. Visit the Hackett House Gift Shop during Oktoberfest to see the fabulous new items we have added this year. Hours are 11am to 5pm daily throughout the festival!

 

Fall Tea

Saturday, October 22, 2016; 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Sign up for tea in Hackett House’s historic Friendship Rooms, and you’ll find yourself enjoying a wonderful ritual from a more tranquil time. The cost is $35 per person and includes one glass of champagne. Additional champagne, mimosas and wine are available for purchase. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu. Registrations required.

To register for this tea, you can either call us at 480-350-8181 or register online.

 

Mediterranean Dinner Party Cooking Class with Kim Rosner

Tuesday, October 25, 2016; 6:30-9pm

Kim Rosner brings the tastes of East Mediterranean to Hackett House with recipes that have been handed down for generations. The cost of this class is $50 per person. For further details, see our Dinner Party Cooking Classes page.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

 

Passport to the World – Session I

Saturday, October 29, 2016; 9:15am – 12:15pm

A multi-cultural program for Girl Scouts, ages 7-12 years that explores Tempe Sister Cities through arts, crafts, music and food.  Exclusive Hackett House patches awarded. Free.

To register for this program, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

 

November, 2016

Dinner Party Cooking Class with Chef Lee Hilson

Tuesday, November 1, 2016; 6:30-9pm

Our Hackett House patio is happy that it will once again host one of our favorite chefs—Executive Sous Chef Lee Hillson from the Phoenician!  Chef Lee will again entertain our palates while he entertains us with his stories.  The cost of this class is $50 per person. For further details, see our Dinner Party Cooking Classes page.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

 

Chocolate Happy Hour and Holiday Boutique

Thursday, November 10, 2016; 6:00-9:30pm.

Calling all choc-o-holics! This November 10th, Hackett House has the dessert delights you have been craving. Every November for the past fourteen years, Hackett House has satisfied Valley sweet toothes with our Chocolate Happy Hour.  Can you think of a better way to usher in holiday cheer than with chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate, while taking care of your holiday gift list at our unique boutique? Cost is $29 per person; $25 per person for 2 or more; $25 per person for Tempe Sister Cities members. For further details, visit the Chocolate Happy Hour page of our website.

To register for this fabulous event, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

 

Dinner Party Cooking Class with Chef Lisa Brisch

Tuesday, November 15, 2016; 6:30-9pm

We have a dream come true with Chef Lisa’s debut on the Hackett House patio. Chef Lisa has made it her business to focus on great taste and lighten the fats in recipes. With her cooking, we don’t have to make a choice between treating our taste buds and caring for our bodies—we get both! The cost of this class is $50 per person. For further details, see our Dinner Party Cooking Classes page.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

 

Nutcracker Tea

Sunday, November 20, 2016; 1:00 – 3:00pm

Just before the craziness of the Holiday Season, come join us for an unforgettable experience. Sunday, November 20, 2016, Hackett House will once again be partnering with the Southwest Ballet Youth Company to present an unforgettable Nutcracker Tea with costumed dancers interacting with the children.  Costumes are encouraged. Tea is served from 1pm to 3pm and includes delicious sweets and savories.

The cost is $30.00 per person. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu. Registration required.

To register for this phenomenal event, please call 480-350-8181 or register online!

 

Chili Cook-off with Tempe vs. Phoenix Firefighters Stations

Monday, November 28. 2016; 6:30-9pm

Join the Tempe Fire Fighters from Station #273 and Phoenix Fire Fighters as they compete to dish up their best chili ever! And what chili doesn’t taste better paired with ice-cold beer? The cost of this class is $50 per person. For further details, see our Dinner Party Cooking Classes page.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line! 

 

December, 2016

Holiday Boutique

Friday, December 2. 2016 to Saturday, December 3, 2016; 11:00am – 5:00pm

Visit the Hackett House Gift Shop during the Tempe Arts Festival to see all our beautiful and unique decorations and gifts!

 

Holiday Tea

Saturday, December 10, 2016; 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Just before the rush of the holiday season, relax in our friendship rooms while we serve you handmade tasty treats crafted just for you. The cost is $35 per person and includes one glass of champagne. Additional champagne, mimosas and wine are available for purchase. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

Registrations required. To register for this tea, you can either call us at 480-350-8181 or register online. 

 

Scones Kitchen Club Cooking Class

Saturday, December 17, 2016: 10am to 2pm

The Queens of Scones, Cheryl Moritz and Lesa Mazzacavallo, invite you to join them in the Hackett House Kitchen to learn tips for making delicate scones just in time for holiday baking Menu includes Cran-Orange scones with Orange Devonshire Cream; and Caramelized Onion, Bacon and Cheddar scones with Herb Butter.  Registration is $45 and is limited to 12 guests. For further details, see our Kitchen Club Cooking Classes page.

To register for this cooking class, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

 

Hackett House Closes for the Holidays

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Hackett House closes for the Holiday Season. We will reopen on Monday, January 2, 2017!

 

January, 2017

Young Artists Program

Wednesday, January 18, 2017; 7-8:30pm

A dessert reception will be held at Hackett House to honor the Young Artists in Tempe. Students have submitted artwork based on a theme provided by Sister Cities International. All art work is displayed for viewing. The local winner’s art work will be sent to the Sister Cities International Young Artist Competition. Free.

 

Passport to the World – Session II

Saturday, January 28, 2017; 9:15am – 12:15pm

A multi-cultural program for Girl Scouts, ages 7-12 years that explores Tempe Sister Cities through arts, crafts, music and food.  Exclusive Hackett House patches awarded. Free.

To register for this program, please call 480-350-8181 or register on-line!

 

February, 2017

Geography Bee

Wednesday, February 8, 2017; 9:00am – 11:00am – Tempe City Hall

Held at City Hall every year, the winner of each school’s Geography Bee for grades four to eight competes for the chance to win the overall Tempe Sister City Geography Bee. Everyone is invited. Free.

 

Valentine Tea

Saturday, February 18, 2017; 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Sign up for a special tea with your loved ones in Hackett House’s historic Friendship Rooms, and you’ll find yourself enjoying a wonderful ritual from a more tranquil time. The cost is $35 per person. Champagne, mimosas and wine are available for purchase. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

Registrations required. To register for this tea, you can either call us at 480-350-8181 or register online.

 

March, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Details will be posted when they are available.

 

April, 2017

Spring “Children’s” Tea

Saturday, April 8, 2017; 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Details and theme will be posted when they are available.

 

May, 2017

Mother’s Day Tea

Saturday, May 13, 2017; 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Treat your mother, grandmother or yourself to a special tea in Hackett House’s historic Friendship Rooms, and you’ll find yourself enjoying a wonderful ritual from a more tranquil time. The cost is $35 per person. Champagne, mimosas and wine are available for purchase. You can also pre-order some of our delicious scones to take home with you! $24.00 for a baker’s dozen and $12.00 for a half-dozen. Flavors vary per tea menu.

Registrations required. To register for this tea, you can either call us at 480-350-8181 or register online.

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